| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A Chicago man was ticketed after an off-duty Chicago police officer was killed this afternoon in a motorcycle accident involving another vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway, according to Illinois State Police.
The accident was reported at 2:15 p.m. on...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:42 PM
South Florida is littered with Al Capone history – the Miami mansion where he took his last breath, his reputed riverside hideout in Fort Lauderdale, his casino dreams in Deerfield Beach – and every restaurant and watering hole as old...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Two men were killed and six people were wounded in shootings on the North, South, Southwest and West sides late Monday and early Tuesday morning, according to police.
About 9:55 p.m., a 34-year-old man was approached by someone as he walked down the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Five shootings since Sunday afternoon have left a total of seven people hurt on the South and Southwest sides, among them a 16-year-old boy, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a 42-year-old man was shot in the neck in the Roseland neighborhood....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A 41-year-old man died after the vehicle he was driving struck a pole in the Archer Heights neighborhood early this morning, according to police.
About 4:10 a.m. the man's vehicle, which was traveling a high speed, clipped another vehicle and struck a...
| Jul 6, 2014
Sometime in the wee hours of Nov. 15, a thief took bolt cutters and snapped the padlock on Michael Kajdas' garage.
When Kajdas woke up, he found that his prized 1966 Schwinn Panther bicycle had been stolen. Immediately, he contacted Chicago police....
| Jul 8, 2014
The circumstances that led Thrifty to confuse two Chicago-area women remain a mystery, weeks after the rental car company launched an investigation into the case.
Lindsey M. Clark said Monday that she has heard nothing from Thrifty or its parent...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A 29-year-old man was charged with murder in connection with the shooting and attempted robbery of a 66-year-old Gold Coast business owner earlier this year.
Tyneil Washington was arrested "without incident," according to a press release from the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:37 AM
An extra-alarm fire that spread among four buildings was deemed "suspicious" by Chicago Fire Department investigators.
The fire started about 4:30 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Commercial Avenue on the Southeast Side and soon spread to neighboring...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A 17-year-old boy was critically injured in what may have been a drive-by shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday evening, authorities said. Thirteen others were wounded across the city.
The boy was shot in the back about 7:35 p.m. in the 5000...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Charges have been filed in the shooting death of a Southwest Side mother of three just two days before Mother's Day, police said.
Johnny Reese, 23, of the 11400 block of South Union Avenue, is charged with first-degree murder, murder while in the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Saturday after undergoing a medical procedure to unblock his arteries this week.
McCarthy "is doing very well, resting comfortably at home and looking...